NASA Photo ID: STS052-153-033      File Name: 10065362.jpg
  Film Type: 4x5                     Date Taken: 11/01/92
  Title: Central Saudi Arabia, Persian Gulf
  Description:
  This panoramic view of Central Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf (28.0N,  
  47.0E) dramatically illustrates the stark beauty of the deserts.  Riyadh,
  the  capital city, lies in the foreground, with the Persian Gulf in the
  middle and  Iran in the background.  The coastal oil terminals of Al Hufuf
  and Ad Dammam  are also visible.  Black smudges of soot from the oil fires
  set during the  Gulf War can be seen on the sands to the north and south of
  Kuwait City.                  
  Subject terms:
  AGRICULTURE                             
  CITIES                                  
  DESERTS                                 
  EARTH LIMB                              
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  OCEANS                                  
  PENINSULAS                              
  STS-52                                  
  

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